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i got confused, african marsh harrier is quite common (this is not an african marsh harrier, ill change it), its the black harrier that is rare
Marsh Harrier: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_Mar... (thats my friend holding the bird:) )
Black harrier: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Harri...
In South Africa they gather in huge flocks and chill in the fields, especially the wheat fields. Some people think they are a pest and want to hunt them and cook them for lunch. I do not think they are a pest, but I am not sure. Don't they just come down here for a season then go back up again?